#VOTW September 15 – Music, Forests, Flowers, and Romance

This week we have six great projects to showcase from Gabon, Ireland, Bolivia and the United States, including four films by our Kickstarter backers!

Half Kings (Trailer)

Jazz trumpeter René ‘El Rey’ Chiles, bored with “the scene” searches for a re-invention, a new sound, a new self. Rey’s sojourn, blurred between dreams and reality, reveals darker consequences with love, life, and sanity.

Director/DP Robert Cuadra
DP Kabeer Shaik

SIR OKOSS – L’Okossmos

A French-language hip hop video that takes place deep in the jungles of Gabon. Vidéo officielle du titre L’Okossmos extrait du premier projet de SIR OKOSS baptisé ” Nfe Fe Mot “.

Director/DP Franck Onoviet #16

Relationship Goals

Two best friends trying to progress their romantic relationships, one to a ring and the other to a successful first date, discover what’s most important ain’t dudes at all.

Directed by Nic Stanich
DP by Andy Knapp

Legend of Amba (Trailer)

A group of childhood friends reconnect under mysterious circumstances – and are invited on a trip together. While hiking in the woods, they encounter a magical force that reveals what they truly feel about themselves, each other, and the world at large.

Director Kaelan Strouss
DP Brian Morgan #21

The Sunflowers (Los Girasoles)

Director Martin Boulocq
DP Rolando Lora Diez de Medina #27

A film in which the flowers of a still life are the protagonists. Inspired by Bolivian painter Gildaro Antezana’s “Dance of the Sunflowers” and shot in the space of one square meter, the film explores the passage of time and natural decay in the microcosm of a room on the 4th floor of a building.

Awards / Festivals
2014, Mar del Plata film festival (Estados alterados)
2015, Lima independiente, official selection (Fronteras destruidas)

Full film available on Vimeo On Demand!

LANUGO – The Horror and the Hope

Never before have the leading experts in science, conservation, business, law, education and the environment, from Ireland and Scotland, come together in celebration and discussion of the Great Grey Seal, the first species to be protected by wildlife legislation.

A web companion to accompany the first documentary feature film shot on the D16, The Great Grey Seal.

DP/Director Dave Kavanagh #26

Digital Bolex Exhibiting at IBC 2015

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Thanks to our generous retail partners at B&H Photo in New York, Digital Bolex will be exhibiting for the first time at IBC this year in Amsterdam.

Stop by the B&H Photo booth #10.A01 in Hall 10 from September 11th-15th to check out color and monochrome D16 cinema cameras, as well as our PL mount by Hot Rod Cameras and our MFT mount.